Our Empowered Conversations communications training workshops has been shortlisted in the Best Training Initiative category in the National Dementia Care Awards 2019 So far, the Empowered Conversations workshops have been delivered to 228 family carers across Greater Manchester thanks to a Big Lottery funded programme and has now been adapted to support professionals from [...]
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Our Empowered Carers project smashes its project targets in World Alzheimer’s Month - supporting dozens of carers of people living with dementia in its first year. Empowered Carers is an online one-to-one support programme providing carers with practical advice that will help them and their loved ones to be more able to cope with [...]
We are proud Empowered Conversations has been invited to present the theoretical basis of the dementia communication courses at a three-day international conference. Dr Lydia Morris will be speaking at the International Association of Perceptual Control Theory (IAPCT) annual conference on Thursday, September 12 as a result of her expertise in developing interventions based on Perceptual Control Theory [...]
Andrea Tucker is an Operational Team Leader (OTL) who covers a team from Swansea and Gorseinon Ambulance Stations of Non-Emergency Patient Transport Service (NEPTS) within the Welsh Ambulance Service Trust (WAST). She recently attended an Empowered Conversations course along with her colleagues and here she tells us how she will use what she learnt in [...]
Kirsty Day, who cared for her dad, who was diagnosed with Early Onset Alzheimer’s when she was just 24, is opening up about her relationship with him this Dementia Action Week. The theme of this year’s campaign is having a conversation with a person with dementia – and here she talks about her difficulties [...]
MANCHESTER City Council has become the first in Greater Manchester to allow staff to have time out to attend a carers course to help them improve communications with loved ones living with dementia. The council set up a four-week training course in conjunction with Empowered Conversations – a dementia communications provider that helps people [...]
Physiotherapist Clare Tallis has worked alongside people living with dementia in a professional setting on the stroke ward at Wythenshawe Hospital – but it was not until she became a carer for her mum that she realised there was a lot more to learn about communication with a person with dementia – and how [...]
We are very proud that Empowered Conversations steering group member and friend of the team, Dr Joy Watson, is featuring in the hit Channel Four show, The Restaurant That Makes Mistakes. The new series is filmed in the UK’s first ever restaurant staffed by people living with dementia - as a way of showing [...]
< back to Library Morris, L.,Mansell, W., Williamson, T., Wray, A. & McEvoy, P. (2018). Communication Empowerment Framework: An integrative framework to support effective communication and interaction between carers and people living with dementia. Dementia. doi: 10.1177/1471301218805329 https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/1471301218805329
We are delighted to announce that a member of the Empowered Conversations team has been selected to present our dementia communication skills training, developed in partnership with University of Salford, at an international conference in Berlin. The ninth World Congress of Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies in July will bring together more than 5000 researchers [...]